Kalb



Johann
[yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/ (Show IPA), (“Baron de Kalb”) 1721–80, German general in the American Revolutionary Army.
Historical Examples

Charlotte von Kalb received this intelligence with so much joy, that Schiller could not help feeling pleased himself.
Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach

After a few minutes had expired, Charlotte von Kalb entered the reception-room with a clear brow and smiling countenance.
Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach

La Fayette insisted on Kalb being second in command instead of Conway, whom he disliked and distrusted.
St. Nicholas v. 13 No. 9 July 1886 Various

There is the house in which Madame von Kalb lives, a modest little house at the entrance of the park.
Goethe and Schiller L. Mhlbach

Im Wald, eine sehr schne Kuh nebst Kalb angeschossen gefunden: und wieder franz.
German Atrocities from German Evidence Joseph Bdier

Still I stood twirling the paper in my hands, and looking very humble and very persevering, till a loud “Ruh ya Kalb!”
Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 7 Various

A good general would have done either the one of these things or the other, and Kalb recommended the immediate attack.
The American Revolution John Fiske

Calf has become very rare as a surname, though Kalb is still common in Germany.
The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley

General Kalb, who had done much to organize the American army, was killed.
Washington and his Comrades in Arms George Wrong

The De Kalb remained in position until dark, firing every fifteen minutes, but receiving no reply from the enemy.
The Gulf and Inland Waters A. T. Mahan

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